My wife died last December and the hospital where she had been receiving treatment is sending bills to the home, in her name, asking for payment. I called them and told them that she was deceased and I had previously given them the documentation for that. The customer service person said they did have the information I had provided (death certificate) and also that I'm responsible since we were married at the time of her death. I told them the estate lawyer we had spoken to told us that I would not be responsible for the debt.
Can anyone direct me to a statute, regulation or law (state or Federal) that shows I am responsible for this debt?
I don't know if it makes a difference but she was in hospice care at home when she died, she was not admitted to the hospital.